Licorice Cookie Strips Recipe
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Licorice Cookie Strips Recipe

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If you like the flavor of licorice, you'll love these crispy cookies. When our six children were young, I often made them for lunches or after-school snacks. Flattening the dough logs with a fork gives them a pretty look. Once they're baked, it's a breeze to cut them into strips.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons aniseed
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 100 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 93 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in nuts.
  2. Divide dough into 10 portions; shape each into a 12-in. log. Place 3 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork to 1/4-in. thickness.
  3. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 5 minutes; cut diagonally into 1-in. slices. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: about 8 dozen.
Originally published as Licorice Cookie Strips in Quick Cooking November/December 1998, p32

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 100 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 93 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 8, 2011

"My husband's favorite is black licorice, so I had to try these. Now I have to make them at least once a month. You simply MUST eat them with vanilla ice-cream - it's outrageously luscious!"

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